Security is the primary concern of IT professionals. Threats come in different shapes and sizes, and threat is risks are grave. Keeping up-to-date with the latest security news and solutions might save you from a disaster.
We’ve listed down our top 15 blogs to follow that keep us in the loop and well informed.
1. Wired: Threat Level
This category under the Wired website is a collection of articles written by different professionals in the security industry. The articles provide useful information for everyone – from IT leaders to teens fiddling with their iPhones.
With an extensive background in journalism, Brian Krebs' passion for security was a result of experiencing being hacked by a Chinese group. His obsession has turned him into a leader in covering in-depth investigation and security news.
Securosis is an independent security research and advisory firm. Their blog is a goldmine on information with nearly all of their research published for free.
4. Naked Security
NakedSecurity is the threat-news room of security company Sophos. They publish articles multiple times a day and provide the latest news in an easy-to-digest fashion.
5. Google Online Security Blog
This blog focuses on Google’s products and technologies. Keep updated with its releases, and insights on threats.
6. Help Net Security
Help Net Security has served the network security industry with information since 1998. A hub for privacy news, malware news, and industry news, the site is updated multiple times a day and has reviewed numerous security products and books.
7. SANS Securing The Human
SANS is the largest source of information on security training and certification. Its articles are mainly on Security Awareness Planning and Communications and on Industry events.
8. Schneier on Security
Dubbed the security guru by the Economist, Bruce Schneier has authored 12 books and is an internationally renowned security technologist. His expertise and advice is frequently sought after by the press.
9. David Lacey
Packing 20 years of professional experience in building Security and Risk functions for large organizations, David Lacey is a leading voice in the security industry. His blog is filled with articles on security solutions, governance issues, and future trends.
10. Techworld: Security
Techworld is an industry leader in Enterprise IT publishing. The articles on its blog are crammed with information but conveyed with simplicity. Techworld’s security blog features articles on how-tos, advices, tips, and news.
11. The RedSeal Networks
As a company that helps Global 2000 organization defend their critical digital assets, its blog provides insightful articles that make discussing network security a picnic. Its target audience are decision makers and business owners who don't have much background in IT.
12. Information Week :DarkReading
DarkReading ‘s slogan, Connecting The Information Security Community, sums up the entire site. It covers ten communities: Attacks & Breaches, Application Security, Cloud Security, Data Leaks & Insider Threats, Endpoint Security & Privacy, Mobile Security, Network & Perimeter Security, Risk Management & Compliance, Security Management & Analytics, and Vulnerabilities and Threats. If you need information about anything in network security, this is the website you should open.
13. Info Security
Info Security has a wide range of topics. Constantly updated with news and insights on security threats and the risk they pose on businesses, it target audience are business owners and decision makers.
With PC Magazine’s Lead Analyst, Neil J. Rubenking, SecurityWatch provides hundreds of security information on a plethora of topics including games, shopping, mobile security, and finance.
15. Security Bloggers Network
Security Bloggers Network is a vast community of security bloggers, with more than 390 contributors. Its articles vary from corporate to personal use, with new posts published multiple times a day. Its blog is the heart of information for network security.